A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA. The 3.03-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:34:01 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5.63 km, -115.7065° West, 33.2951667° North. Event id: ci37382749. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37382749. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.63 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 23:34:01 / September 26, 2016 @ 11:34 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palm Desert, Mexicali, Bermuda Dunes (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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